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Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 24, 2014 / Notices individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities or other individuals with significant disabilities in competitive integrated employment; (2) the use of the certificate program carried out under section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 214(c)) for the employment of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, or other individuals with significant disabilities; and (3) ways to improve oversight of the use of such certificates. Membership consists of seven ex officio members: The Assistant Secretary of Disability Employment Policy, the Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Administration, and the Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor; the Commissioner of the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, or the Commissioner’s designee; the Director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or the Director’s designee; the Commissioner of Social Security, or the Commissioner’s designee; and the Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration, or the Commissioner’s designee. Pursuant to the charter filed on September 15, 1014, it also consisted of approximately 10–12 representatives, appointed by the Secretary, with at least one from each of the following constituencies consisting of: Selfadvocates for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities; providers of employment services, including those that employ individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities in competitive integrated employment; representatives of national disability advocacy organizations for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities; experts with a background in academia or research and expertise in employment and wage policy issues for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities; representatives from the employer community or national employer organizations; and other individuals or representatives of organizations with expertise on increasing opportunities for competitive integrated employment for individuals with disabilities. The amended charter increases the number of representatives serving these constituencies on the committee from approximately 10–12 members to approximately 15–17 members. Given the scope and complexity of the issues the committee must address, increasing the committee’s size will better provide it with the expertise and balance of perspective needed to fully inform its VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Dec 23, 2014 Jkt 235001 recommendations. No other changes to the charter are being made. For further information, contact Jennifer Sheehy, Designated Federal Officer, Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite S– 1303, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–7880. Signed at Washington, DC, this 17th day of December, 2014. Jennifer Sheehy, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Disability Employment Policy. [FR Doc. 2014–30138 Filed 12–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–23–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Disability Employment Policy Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals With Disabilities; Notice of Meeting The Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities (the Committee) was mandated by section 609 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by section 461 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The Secretary of Labor established the Committee on September 15, 2014 in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. The purpose of the Committee is to study and prepare findings, conclusions and recommendations for the Secretary of Labor on (1) ways to increase employment opportunities for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities or other individuals with significant disabilities in competitive, integrated employment; (2) the use of the certificate program carried out under section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 214(c)); and (3) ways to improve oversight of the use of such certificates. The Committee is required to meet no less than eight times. It is also required to submit an interim report to the Secretary of Labor; the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; and the House Committee on Education and the Workforce within one year of the Committee’s establishment. A final report must be submitted to the same entities no later than two years from the Committee establishment date. The PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77529 Committee terminates one day after the submission of the final report. The first meeting of the Committee will open to the public beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 22, 2015 and continue through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 23, 2015 at the U.S. Access Board, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004–1111. The morning session on the first day will be closed for a FACA and membership briefing. In addition, the Committee will discuss a number of other administrative items, including selection of a chairperson, review of objectives, approval of the schedule for future meetings, and other items related to the administrative functioning of the Committee. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., the meeting will be open to the public for brief remarks from Federal Committee members and other relevant Federal officials. The officials will discuss the areas within their agencies that potentially impact the work of the committee and their agencies’ work in helping people with significant disabilities obtain competitive, integrated employment, including, when relevant, their work in implementing section 14(c) of FLSA. The Committee will also hear from people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. On January 23, the Committee will hear witness expert testimony on a number of topics, including, but not limited to: Research findings regarding the potential of workers with significant disabilities; current state policy efforts across the country to address challenges; and barriers that impede competitive, integrated employment options for individuals with disabilities. In addition, school-to-work transition experts will discuss model strategies for transitioning young people with significant disabilities from school to competitive, integrated employment, and a panel of providers will discuss their employment practices for youth and adults with significant disabilities. Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide testimony from 3:15–4:15 p.m. on January 23rd. Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written statement may do so by submitting 30 copies on or before January 14, 2015 to Christopher Button, Supervisory Policy Advisor, Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities, U.S. Department of Labor, Suite S–1303, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Statements also may be submitted as email attachments in rich text, Word, or pdf format transmitted to E:\FR\FM\24DEN1.SGM 24DEN1 77530 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 24, 2014 / Notices IntegratedCompetitiveEmployment@ dol.gov. It is requested that statements not be included in the body of an email. Statements deemed relevant by the Committee and received on or before January 14, 2015 will be included in the record of the meeting. Do not include any personally identifiable information (such as name, address, or other contact information) or confidential business information that you do not want publicly disclosed. Individuals or representatives or organizations wishing to address the Committee should forward their request by email to IntegratedCompetitiveEmployment@ dol.gov or call Dr. Button at the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy at (202) 693–4924. Oral presentations will be limited to five minutes, but an extended statement may be submitted for the record. Individuals with disabilities who need accommodations should also contact Dr. Button at the address or phone number above. Signed at Washington, DC, this 17th day of December, 2014. Jennifer Sheehy, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Disability Employment Policy. [FR Doc. 2014–30137 Filed 12–23–14; 8:45 am] engaged in the production of boxed beef, beef trim and beef byproducts. The investigation confirmed that leased workers from Life Technologies and PSSI Sanitation also worked on-site at the subject firm. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include on-site leased workers from Life Technologies and PSSI Sanitation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–85,537 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, a subsidiary of Cargill, Incorporated, including on-site leased workers from Life Technologies and PSSI Sanitation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after September 15, 2013 through October 7, 2016 are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Chapter 2 of Title II of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, and are also eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. Signed in Washington, DC, this 8th day of December, 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. 2014–30166 Filed 12–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P BILLING CODE 4510–23–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR [TA–W–85,483A] [TA–W–85,537] [FR Doc. 2014–30165 Filed 12–23–14; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, a Subsidiary of Cargill Incorporated; Including On-Site Leased Workers From Life Technologies and PSSI Sanitation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (‘‘Act’’), 19 U.S.C. 2273, the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on October 7, 2014, applicable to workers of Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, a subsidiary of Cargill, Incorporated, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Department’s notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2014 (79 FR 64413). In response to a request by the state workforce office, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers were VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Dec 23, 2014 All workers of SMC Electrical Products, Inc., a subsidiary of Becker Mining America, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Bristol Computer Services and Kelly Services, Barboursville, West Virginia (TA–W–85,483) and SMC Electrical Products, Inc., a subsidiary of Becker Mining America, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Bristol Computer Services and Kelly Services, Delta, Colorado (TA–W–85,483A) who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after August 13, 2013 through September 26, 2016 are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Chapter 2 of Title II of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, and are also eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. Signed in Washington, DC, this 8th day of December, 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. Employment and Training Administration Employment and Training Administration certification for workers of the subject firm. The firm is engaged in the production of electrical power control systems. The investigation confirmed that worker separations at SMC Electrical Products, Inc., a subsidiary of Becker Mining America, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Bristol Computer Services and Kelly Services, Barboursville, West Virginia (TA–W– 85,483) are attributable to increased imports of electrical power control systems, as are worker separations at the Delta, Colorado facility. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–85,483 and TA–W–85,483A is hereby issued as follows: Jkt 235001 SMC Electrical Products, Inc., Subsidiary of Becker Mining America, Inc., Including On-Site Leased Workers From Bristol Computer Services and Kelly Services, Delta, Colorado; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (‘‘Act’’), 19 U.S.C. 2273, the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on September 25, 2014, applicable to workers of SMC Electrical Products, Inc., a subsidiary of Becker Mining America, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Bristol Computer Services and Kelly Services, Barboursville, West Virginia (TA–W– 85,483). The Department’s Notice of Determination was published in the Federal Register on September 11, 2014 (79 FR 54291). At the request of a petitioning union official, the Department reviewed the PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–82,346] Whirlpool Corporation; Including OnSite Leased Workers From Aerotek/Tek Systems (Subcontractor of IBM Corporation), Jones Lang Lasalle, and Otterbase, Inc. Fort Smith, Arkansas; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (‘‘Act’’), 19 U.S.C. 2273, the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on May 10, 2013, applicable to workers of Whirlpool Corporation, including on-site leased workers from Aerotek/Tek Systems (subcontractor of E:\FR\FM\24DEN1.SGM 24DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 247 (Wednesday, December 24, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77529-77530]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-30137]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Disability Employment Policy


Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated 
Employment for Individuals With Disabilities; Notice of Meeting

    The Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated 
Employment for Individuals with Disabilities (the Committee) was 
mandated by section 609 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended 
by section 461 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). 
The Secretary of Labor established the Committee on September 15, 2014 
in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. The purpose of the Committee is to 
study and prepare findings, conclusions and recommendations for the 
Secretary of Labor on (1) ways to increase employment opportunities for 
individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities or other 
individuals with significant disabilities in competitive, integrated 
employment; (2) the use of the certificate program carried out under 
section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 
214(c)); and (3) ways to improve oversight of the use of such 
certificates. The Committee is required to meet no less than eight 
times. It is also required to submit an interim report to the Secretary 
of Labor; the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and 
Pensions; and the House Committee on Education and the Workforce within 
one year of the Committee's establishment. A final report must be 
submitted to the same entities no later than two years from the 
Committee establishment date. The Committee terminates one day after 
the submission of the final report.
    The first meeting of the Committee will open to the public 
beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 22, 2015 and continue 
through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 23, 2015 at the U.S. Access Board, 
1331 F Street NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-1111. The morning 
session on the first day will be closed for a FACA and membership 
briefing. In addition, the Committee will discuss a number of other 
administrative items, including selection of a chairperson, review of 
objectives, approval of the schedule for future meetings, and other 
items related to the administrative functioning of the Committee. 
Beginning at 11:30 a.m., the meeting will be open to the public for 
brief remarks from Federal Committee members and other relevant Federal 
officials. The officials will discuss the areas within their agencies 
that potentially impact the work of the committee and their agencies' 
work in helping people with significant disabilities obtain 
competitive, integrated employment, including, when relevant, their 
work in implementing section 14(c) of FLSA. The Committee will also 
hear from people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
    On January 23, the Committee will hear witness expert testimony on 
a number of topics, including, but not limited to: Research findings 
regarding the potential of workers with significant disabilities; 
current state policy efforts across the country to address challenges; 
and barriers that impede competitive, integrated employment options for 
individuals with disabilities. In addition, school-to-work transition 
experts will discuss model strategies for transitioning young people 
with significant disabilities from school to competitive, integrated 
employment, and a panel of providers will discuss their employment 
practices for youth and adults with significant disabilities.
    Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide testimony 
from 3:15-4:15 p.m. on January 23rd. Organizations or members of the 
public wishing to submit a written statement may do so by submitting 30 
copies on or before January 14, 2015 to Christopher Button, Supervisory 
Policy Advisor, Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated 
Employment for Individuals with Disabilities, U.S. Department of Labor, 
Suite S-1303, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. 
Statements also may be submitted as email attachments in rich text, 
Word, or pdf format transmitted to

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IntegratedCompetitiveEmployment@dol.gov. It is requested that 
statements not be included in the body of an email. Statements deemed 
relevant by the Committee and received on or before January 14, 2015 
will be included in the record of the meeting. Do not include any 
personally identifiable information (such as name, address, or other 
contact information) or confidential business information that you do 
not want publicly disclosed.
    Individuals or representatives or organizations wishing to address 
the Committee should forward their request by email to 
IntegratedCompetitiveEmployment@dol.gov or call Dr. Button at the U.S. 
Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy at (202) 
693-4924. Oral presentations will be limited to five minutes, but an 
extended statement may be submitted for the record. Individuals with 
disabilities who need accommodations should also contact Dr. Button at 
the address or phone number above.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 17th day of December, 2014.
Jennifer Sheehy,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Disability Employment Policy.
[FR Doc. 2014-30137 Filed 12-23-14; 8:45 am]
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